Trail Days, Tulsa Drillers, Theater
BY Staff Reports
Thursday, May 10, 2012
5/10/12 at 2:47 AM
Thursday: Tulsa Drillers
Tulsa returns home Thursday, opening an eight-game Texas League homestand with a 7:05 p.m. first pitch at ONEOK Field against Arkansas. It's "Thirsty Thursday," with 12-ounce beers and 16-ounce soft drinks for $1. It's also Social Media Night. Tickets are $5 to $15 and available at tulsaworld.com/drillers
Thursday-Sunday: Trail Days
Owasso's annual festival, Trail Days, begins Thursday and runs through Sunday. Carnival rides, a parade and Pet Fest are among the festival's activities.
Sam's Amusements will set up the carnival at 76th Street North and U.S. 169. Hours will be 6 to 11 p.m. Thursday and Friday, noon to 11 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Ride passes are $15-$20.
For more information, visit tulsaworld.com/traildays2012
The Tony Award-winning musical "Fiddler on the Roof" continues through Sunday at the Tulsa PAC's Chapman Music Hall. Tickets are $20-$60.
Also at the PAC till Sunday is "The Unmentionables," playing at the Charles E. Norman Theatre. Tickets $25.
"Arsenic and Old Lace" will be at the PAC's Liddy Doenges Theatre through May 19, with performances this week on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Tickets $12.
For show times and tickets, visit tulsaworld.com/mytix or call 918-596-7111.
Friday-Sunday: Rooster Days
Broken Arrow's Rooster Days Festival kicks off at Central Park, 1500 S. Main St., at 5 p.m. Friday. Carnival rides and games, food, live music, and arts and crafts will all be part of the festival. Carnival hours will be 5 to 11 p.m. Friday, noon to 11 p.m. Saturday, and 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Live music will also be playing at the farmers market pavilion, 418 S. Main St.
For more information, visit tulsaworld.com/roosterdays2012
Thursday: Fresh Beat Band
The Fresh Beat Band, from the Nick Jr. children's television show, brings its favorite songs to the road for its current tour, which rolls through Tulsa Thursday at the Brady Theater, 105 W. Brady St.. Doors open at 5 p.m. for the 6 p.m. show.
The live show includes lots of dancing to accompany the music, and the songs focus on themes like friendship.
Tickets are $27.50, $32.50 and $112.50, plus fees, available at Reasor's locations, Starship, Cain's Box Office, Buy For Less, by phone at 866-977-6849 and online at tulsaworld.com/brady
Friday, Saturday: Philbrook
Enjoy free admission to Philbrook Museum this Friday and Saturday.
The museum has deemed this week Philbrook Garden Week, and events throughout the week include an open air painting exhibit and the annual Mother's Day Sunday Brunch at la Villa Restaurant.
On Saturday, enjoy live music, lemonade and children's activities along with your free admission.
Saturday: Stamp Out Hunger
Be a part of the Stamp Out Hunger food drive on Saturday by leaving some nonperishable food at your mailbox.
Mail carriers will pick up the donations. Items donated in Tulsa will then be delivered to the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma. Food collected outside of the Tulsa metro area will stay in those areas.
Items needed include low-sodium canned vegetables and canned meats, such as chicken and tuna. Area Reasor's stores are selling prepackaged bags of groceries ready for donation for $15.
Sunday: Mother's Day
Sunday's the day to spoil your mom and show her how much you appreciate her. Buy her something nice, or take her out for the day.
One option: The Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame's special Mother's Day Concert, "Ladies Who Lunch." It will be at the Jazz Depot, 111 E. First St., at 5 p.m. Sunday. The concert will feature vocalists Pam Van Dyke Crosby, Cynthia Simmons, Emily Chappell, Angie Cockrell and Devre Jackson. Tickets are $10-$20, available by phone at 918-281-8609 or online at tulsaworld.com/mytix
Children enjoy the rides during last year’s Trail Days festival
in Owasso. JAMES GIBBARD/Tulsa World file
The Tulsa Drillers’ Lars Davis tags out Greg Garcia of the Springfield Cardinals last month.
MIKE SIMONS/Tulsa World file
The “daughters” dance during the opening song of the musical
production “Fiddler on the Roof,” which runs through Sunday.
KT KING/Tulsa World
The Fresh Beat Band brings its kid-friendly show to
Tulsa’s Brady Theater Thursday. Courtesy
Nonperishable food items are
needed for the Stamp Out Hunger
food drive on Saturday.
Tulsa World file
Attendees descend on the midway during last year’s
Rooster Days at Central Park in Broken Arrow.
MICHAEL WYKE/Tulsa World file